Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 18.05.2017

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JONAS WOOD

Jonas Wood B.1977 BLACK STILL LIFE signed, titled and dated 2012 on the reverse oil and acrylic on canvas 87 3/4 by 82 in. 222.9 by 208.3 cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$250,000 - US$350,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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YAYOI KUSAMA

Yayoi Kusama B.1929 LAKE MICHIGAN signed, titled and dated 1960 on the reverse oil on canvas 25 1/2 by 31 1/2 in. 64.8 by 80 cm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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FRANK STELLA

Frank Stella B.1936 ARUNDEL CASTLE (SMALL VERSION) enamel on canvas 17 3/4 by 12 in. 45.1 by 30.5 cm. Executed in 1959

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$1,800,000 - US$2,500,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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MARK GROTJAHN

Mark Grotjahn B. 1968 UNTITLED (FACE 41.05) signed, titled and dated 2010 on the overlap oil on cardboard mounted on canvas 50 by 39 5/8 in. 127 by 100.7 cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$6,000,000 - US$8,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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RUDOLF STINGEL

Rudolf Stingel B.1956 UNTITLED electroformed copper, plated nickel and gold, stainless steel frame, in 6 parts each 47 1/4 by 47 1/4 by 1 1/2 in. 120 by 120 by 4 cm. overall 94 1/2 by 141 3/4 by 1 1/2 in. 240 by 360 by 4 cm. Executed in 2012

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$5,000,000 - US$7,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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CY TWOMBLY

Cy Twombly 1928-2011 SILEX SCINTILLANS signed with initials, dated July 14, 81 and numbered on the center sheet; titled and numbered on the left sheet; numbered on the right sheet oil, wax crayon, colored pencil and graphite on paper, in 3 parts left sheet: 39 1/4 by 27 3/4 in. 99.7 by 70.5 cm

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$5,000,000 - US$7,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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AGNES MARTIN

Agnes Martin 1912 - 2004 UNTITLED #13 signed and dated 1980 on the reverse acrylic, gesso and graphite on canvas 72 by 72 in. 182.9 by 182.9 cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$5,000,000 - US$7,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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ROY LICHTENSTEIN

Roy Lichtenstein 1923 - 1997 NUDE SUNBATHING signed and dated 95 on the reverse oil and Magna on canvas 58 1/8 by 60 in. 147.6 by 152.4 cm

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$0

Date: 18 May 2017

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JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

Jean-Michel Basquiat 1960 - 1988 UNTITLED (TOBACCO) variously inscribed on the reverse crayon and oil on paper 22 3/8 by 30 1/4 in. 57 by 77 cm. Executed in 1984

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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NJIDEKA AKUNYILI CROSBY

Njideka Akunyili Crosby B.1983 THREAD signed and dated 2012 on the reverse acrylic, charcoal, pastel, color pencil and Xerox transfers on paper 52 by 52 in. 132.1 by 132.1 cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$600,000 - US$800,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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PHILIP GUSTON

Philip Guston 1913 - 1980 CIGAR signed; signed, titled and dated 1969 on the reverse oil on canvas 52 by 60 1/8 in. 132.1 by 152.7 cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$4,000,000 - US$6,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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ON KAWARA

On Kawara 1933 - 2014 UNTITLED (DECADE) signed on the reverse of each canvas Liquitex on canvas with newspaper clipping in artist's box, in 10 parts each: 8 by 10 in. 20.3 by 25.4 cm. Executed consecutively between 1990-1999

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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WOLFGANG TILLMANS

Wolfgang Tillmans B.1968 FREISCHWIMMER 123 signed on a label affixed to the reverse c-print in artist's frame framed: 71 1/4 by 94 1/2 in. 181 by 240 cm. Executed in 2004, this work is number 1 from an edition of 1, plus 1 artist's proof

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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GERHARD RICHTER

Gerhard Richter B.1932 ABSTRAKTES BILD signed, dated 1991 and inscribed 744-3 on the reverse oil on canvas 78 3/4 by 63 in. 200 by 160 cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$12,000,000 - US$18,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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DAVID HOCKNEY

David Hockney B.1937 GAUGUIN'S CHAIR signed, titled and dated 1988 on the reverse acrylic on canvas 48 by 36 in. 121.9 by 91.4 cm

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$2,500,000 - US$3,500,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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JOSEPH CORNELL

Joseph Cornell 1903 - 1972 UNTITLED (MEDICI SERIES, PINTURICCHIO BOY) signed on a label affixed to the reverse wood box construction 15 3/4 by 12 by 4 in. 40 by 30.5 by 10.2 cm. Executed circa 1950

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$4,000,000 - US$6,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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JEAN DUBUFFET

Jean Dubuffet 1901 - 1985 GESTICULEUR signed and dated 46 on the reverse oil, enamel, sand, pebbles and resin on canvas 28 3/4 by 23 5/8 in. 73 by 60 cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$1,500,000 - US$2,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG

Robert Rauschenberg 1925 - 2008 RIGGER oil, metal, rope, wood, fabric, plastic buttons, paper, graphite and sand on canvas 102 by 60 by 10 1/2 in. 259.1 by 152.4 by 26.7 cm. Executed in 1961

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$8,000,000 - US$12,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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CY TWOMBLY

Cy Twombly 1928-2011 UNTITLED (ROME) signed, stamped with the artist's signature and numbered 2/6 on the underside painted synthetic resin 26 3/8 by 13 1/8 by 10 1/4 in. 67 by 33.3 by 26 cm. Conceived in 1959, this work was cast in 1985 and is number two from an edition of six

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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ALEXANDER CALDER

Alexander Calder 1898 - 1976 MONOCLE incised with the artist's monogram painted sheet metal 35 1/4 by 32 by 20 1/4 in. 89.5 by 81.3 by 51.4 cm. Executed in 1947

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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DAVID HOCKNEY

David Hockney B.1937 BUILDING, PERSHING SQUARE, LOS ANGELES signed, titled, dated Feb - March 1964 and variously inscribed on the reverse acrylic on canvas 58 by 58 in. 147.3 by 147.3 cm

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$6,000,000 - US$8,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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EDWARD RUSCHA

Edward Ruscha B.1937 COSMO, SELMA, VINE signed and dated 2000 on the reverse acrylic on canvas 70 by 138 in. 177.8 by 350.5 cm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$1,800,000 - US$2,500,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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ROY LICHTENSTEIN

Roy Lichtenstein 1923 - 1997 WOMAN WITH NECK RIBBON signed and dated 78 on the reverse oil and Magna on canvas 60 1/8 by 50 in. 152.7 by 127 cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$3,000,000 - US$4,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT

Jean-Michel Basquiat 1960 - 1988 UNTITLED signed, inscribed NYC and dated 82 on the reverse acrylic, spray paint and oilstick on canvas 72 1/8 by 68 1/8 in. 183.2 by 173 cm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$0

Date: 18 May 2017

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ROBERT INDIANA

Robert Indiana B.1928 LOVE stenciled with the artist's name, dated NEW YORK 69 and dedication FOR MAYOR LINDSAY on the reverse oil on canvas 24 by 24 in. 61 by 61 cm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$500,000 - US$700,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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KEITH HARING

Keith Haring 1958 - 1990 UNTITLED acrylic on vinyl tarpaulin with metal grommets 121 1/2 by 118 3/4 in. 308.6 by 301.6 cm. Executed in 1982

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$4,000,000 - US$6,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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ANDY WARHOL

Andy Warhol 1928 - 1987 HAMMER AND SICKLE signed, dated 1976 and inscribed Heiner Friedrich on the overlap acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas 71 3/4 by 86 1/8 in. 182.2 by 218.8 cm

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$6,000,000 - US$8,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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TOM WESSELMANN

Tom Wesselmann 1931 - 2004 SMOKER #21 signed and dated 75 on the overturn edge; titled, dated 1975 and variously inscribed on the stretcher oil on shaped canvas 74 1/2 by 67 1/2 in. 189.2 by 171.5 cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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CHRISTOPHER WOOL

Christopher Wool B.1955 SCHLAPP signed, titled, dated 2004 and numbered P462 on the overlap enamel on canvas 90 by 60 in. 228.6 by 152.4 cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017

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MIKE KELLEY

Mike Kelley 1954 - 2012 PINK AND GRAY stuffed animals, weight, rope and pulley system Dimensions variable Executed in 1991

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$2,000,000 - US$3,000,000

Date: 18 May 2017